Uttam Kumar -- There isn’t - there won’t be another hero like him.
Description: "It is the demise of a leading light of the Bengali film industry…There isn't - there won't be another hero like him."
Ask any bengali for his or her all time favourite star and the answer even today is uttam kumar. Years after his death bengali cinema still has not been able To produce even someone comparable to him. He is like the polestar of bengali celluloid screen.
Uttam Kumar, as Uttam Kumar himself said in a movie, is Uttam Kumar. The kind of mass adulation he received in his lifetime and beyond is unsurpassed and is likely to remain so. He has, at various times of his career, been called legend, a genre by himself and at times even a God.
An hypnotic presence, an thoroughly disarming smile and just the right amount of impishness, he represents, I think, what every Bengali, who is a little romantic at heart would aspire to be.
The aura of Uttam Kumar never fades out in the sands of time. And the matinee idol’s image still holds the full-screen...